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Posted on June 19, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

GMail Alternatives in the PRISM Age: How to Host Your Own Email Server in the Cloud

Update: You may be interested in Filtered, my new open source IMAP-based mail filtering application which includes the capability to encrypt selected messages, removing them from your IMAP or Gmail account. I’ve posted a new tutorial called, How to Install Your Own Private E-mail Server in the Cloud. Background & Motivations The concept of privacy is Read More

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Posted on June 10, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Install iRedMail

Install iRedmail: Your Own Private E-mail Server in the Cloud Digital Ocean’s $5/mo. fast SSD servers make a great choice for hosting your email. For a gmail alternative, try FastMail. Installing iRedMail Sign in to your instance using the preceding instructions. Follow the steps below to install and configure iRedMail: sudo su cd /root [info_box]If you are Read More

Posted on February 20, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

How to Install WordPress in the Amazon Web Services Cloud

In a day and age where people routinely post their thoughts on Facebook, an unlinkable, unsearchable, corporate-controlled walled-“garden”, I’m a big fan of owning your own blog. Not only does it give you full creative control, but it’s free of censorship, gives you full ownership, is optimized for search engines and is fully linkable and shareable. Read More

Posted on February 11, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Estimating Costs

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Estimating Costs If you’re new to AWS, you should be able to run your blog at AWS in their free usage tier for one year. After one year, it will cost about $14.64 per month. But, if you spend Read More

Optimizing WordPress on AWS

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Optimizing Your AWS Instance Once your WordPress site is basically up and running well, there are a few more things that you may want to do: Monitor and Manage Memory Usage Creating a Swap File Create Backups Monitor Usage Read More

Posted on February 7, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Related Links

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. WordPress WordPress.com – If you want them to host your blog. WPEngine – WordPress hosting company Page.ly – WordPress hosting company WordPress.org & the WordPress Codex – Documentation for the self-hosted version of WordPress Hardening WordPress W3 Total Cache Plugin Read More

Posted on February 7, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Create an Instance

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Create an EC2 Server Instance Now that you have an account, you can log in to the AWS Console to create your new virtual server. Click the EC2 link shown in the dashboard below: Choosing Between a Micro or Read More

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